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Train Duck?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by AnDrEw&Cole, Jul 11, 2011.

  1. AnDrEw&Cole

    AnDrEw&Cole Out Of The Brooder

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    How can i train my duck how to come to me when i call his name or whistle?
     
  2. GrannyCarol

    GrannyCarol Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd just call whatever you want him to come to (his name or a whistle) and then toss him some treats he really likes (tomatoes, red fruit of any sort, greens, worms) and keep doing it when he's nearby. When you see that he alerts to your call, start tossing the stuff so it is closer to you, until he will take it from your hand. I'd think he'd learn pretty quickly to come for treats.

    When I have treats for my ducks, I call out "duck duck duck" and most of them come waddling over to see what I've got for them. My Silver was so tame that she'd help me weed by sticking her bill under my fingers for any bugs or worms I might find. She'd follow me around and at dinner time I had to be really careful not to step on her. We just lost her recently, she was an older duck. I miss her.
     
  3. AnDrEw&Cole

    AnDrEw&Cole Out Of The Brooder

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    sorry to hear bout the duck but but thankyou for the advice.!
     

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